SES Astra Expands Footprint
Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES Astra has signed five new contracts to expand the provision of Astra one-way satellite broadband service to additional territories in Europe and North Africa. The company inked a long-term contract with Servisys, a French provider of networks and software solutions for small to medium-sized businesses and replicated branch offices for services to Algeria. Other contract partners include Pragonet, MediaSatellite, Onet.pl and Matav. The company has been offering high-speed satellite Internet services to end-consumers in the Benelux countries, Germany and Italy since 2000.